What does no-nonsense mean?

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Adjective
  1. Practical, not concerning oneself with anything silly or unimportant.
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Mr Berlyne has become known among his colleagues for his no-nonsense approach and dislike of form filling.
Known for his no-nonsense attitude George said he had directed the chief to put these police offices to work in the field.
Your no-nonsense approach to life leaves you plenty of energy to focus on the important things.
The band's no-nonsense approach to songwriting also applies to the way they perform on stage.
It was his no-nonsense approach that got Australia back on track in the late Eighties.
Martin's no-nonsense approach to his work leaves little to the imagination.

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